Michael Pribich: TOO MUCH SUGAR FOR A DIME

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March 19 – April 2, 2010

Too Much Sugar for a Dime: 9′ x 7′ x 8′h, Materials used: corregated tin, steel and wood machetes, 100lb sugar bags, 22k gold leaf, steel plate, Haitian and Dominican Republic flags, 3″ brass tubing, chain.

Too Much Sugar for a Dime critiques the social condition that emphasizes otherness, transterritory geography, and refugee status as told through Haitian sugar cane workers living and working in the Dominican Republic. This place-based work, affirms and deepens our understanding of the globalization that sweetens our coffee.

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